21st Annual Riverside Festival of Lights

From November 29th – January 4th, 2014, don’t miss the chance to experience the most dazzling
holiday spectacle south of the North Pole at the 21st Annual Riverside Festival of Lights. It all
begins with festive activities at noon and the flip of a switch on Friday, November 29th, 2013
at 4:30 p.m. as Riverside’s downtown is instantly illuminated with more than three and
a half million twinkling lights and spectacular fireworks!  
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RCRMC Festival of Trees Fundraiser
Riverside County Regional Medical Center Foundation's Festival of Trees has become
a special holiday tradition full of crafts, games, entertainment and over 50 amazingly
decorated trees. Scheduled from November 27th – December 1st, the Festival of Trees
has grown to attract over 30,000 people, with the number growing each year.
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Riverside County Philharmonic
La Sierra University Chamber Singers
Mark your calendar for a new Philharmonic tradition by joining us at the Fox Performing
Arts Center on Saturday, November 30th at 7 p.m. for a joyful, family-oriented
program. The "Holiday Magic" concer features selections from Handel's
"Messiah", "Charlie Brown Christmas" and other surprises.
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Small Business Saturday

On Saturday, November 30th, shop owners and communities across the U.S. will
once again rally to encourage shoppers to support local businesses. Founded in 2010
by American Express, Small Business Saturday is a campaign to help small businesses
get more exposure during one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year.
Shop small, Riverside!  
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Bo Huff Rockabilly Extravaganza  
Don’t miss a traditional car and motorcycle show and rockabilly concert,
November 30th, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Riverside Airport.  The concert features
Madmax and the Wild ones, The Forty Fours, Elvis and much more.  
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Chanukah Festival  
The Chabad Jewish Community Center presents the 9th annual Chanukah Festival,
December 2nd from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss the Grand Menorah
Lighting, food, entertainment and raffle.  Learn more…

Read with the Mayor
Join Mayor Bailey at the Marcy Library, December 3rd at 10:30 a.m., as he reads
books to engage the pre-kindergarten age group during the local library
story times.  For more info, visit www.riversideca.gov/mayor

First Sundays Family Fun
First Sundays is a seasonal series of free family programs featuring different
activities for children and teens at six different locations in downtown
Riverside.  Sponsored by the Riverside Arts Council. Learn more…

Silent Sleigh   
The California School for the Deaf’s Silent Sleigh is December 5th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hundreds of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children come to the campus where everyone
is just like them.  They can all communicate through American Sign Language...
including a Deaf Santa!  Mayor Rusty Bailey will lead the parade.
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